Fresh, sweet, soft, herbaceous floral
Lavender is an evergreen, woody shrub that grows about 3 feet high. It has pale green, narrow leaves and beautiful, violet-blue flowers. The entire plant is highly aromatic. Lavendula vera is also known as Lavendula officinalis and Lavendula angustifolia. All these names indicate a true lavender. The essential oil from a true lavender is prized for its ester content. (Esters provide a relaxing quality with a sweet aroma.) The best Lavender in the world, with the highest ester content, comes from the high- mountain region of Provence, France. This is Oshadhi’s Highland Lavender. No other Lavender compares to its exquisite aroma and unsurpassed therapeutic qualities for skin care, first aid, and stress.
Relaxes breathing. Relieves bronchitis, laryngitis, and colds. Relaxes muscle spasms, and relieves pain of muscle strains and sprains. Eases pain of rheumatism and headaches.
Relieves nervous tension and anxiety. Treats nervous exhaustion. Helps to balance mood swings.
Brings in positive energy. Supports self-love. Opens the heart and allows love to radiate. Eases grief.
Good for all skin types. Helps to balance sebum production. Aids wound healing. Soothes. Relieves pain. Useful for acne, oily skin, eczema, psoriasis, and couperose. Excellent for first aid for small cuts, bruises, burns, sunburn, insect bites and stings, and itching. Promotes cleansing and detoxifying.
Major biochemical compounds:
Linalyl-acetate, linalol, ocimen, terpinene-1-ol-4, lavandulol, 1,8 cineol, lavandulol acetate, coumarin
Method of use:
Essential oils can be used in a variety of methods of application and/or inhalation. Massage, bath, diffusion–there are endless opportunities for using Oshadhi genuine and authentic essential oils. For guidelines, see our post Aromatherapy in Hospice & Palliative Care.
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